Song of the day: The Manikins – "Premonition"

May 9, 2010

Here’s Perth protopunk* band The Manikins with “Premonition” (1980):


There’s also a 1979 version by the band, but the sound quality is atrocious. Enter at your own risk:

The Manikins – “Premonition” (1979)


If you’ve never heard of The Manikins, you’re not alone. Up until about five minutes when I went looking for information about them, I’d never heard of The Manikins either. This is the sum total of my knowledge of The Manikins:

(*That’s what Wikipedia calls them, but what on Earth is “protopunk”? Is that something like protoplasm? Or proton pills?)